Friday, June 24, 2011

Frida Kahlo Expo at Pallant House , Chichester , UK from July

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Frida Kahlo, Self-portrait with Monkeys, 1943, Oil on canvas|© 2011 Banco de México Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F. / DACS.

Frida Kahlo Expo at Pallant House , Chichester , UK from July

Masterpieces from The Gelman Collection
9 July – 2 October 2011

Frida Kahlo, Self-portrait as Tehuana or Diego on My Thoughts, 1943, Oil on masonite|© 2011 Banco de México Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F. / DACS.


The Pallant House Gallery is only about 40 minutes from me, really looking foreward to seeing some of Friday Kahlo's artworks in person ..

" ...Frida Kahlo was born in Coyoacán on the southern outskirts of Mexico City in 1907. Her father, Guillermo, was an atheist German immigrant photographer, her mother, Matilde, a fervent Catholic of mixed Spanish and Native American descent from Oaxaca. Frida' s mixed heritage was seen as the undercurrent for the prevailing theme of identity in her work, and her divided loyalties to Mexico and Europe..."

http://www.pallant.org.uk/whats-on/exhibitions/forthcoming/main-galleries/frida-kahlo-diego-rivera/frida-kahlo-diego-rivera

milliande :-)

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